Bamako is the capital of and straddles the Niger river. With a population of around 1.7 million, it's the largest city in Mali and one of the largest in West Africa.

Landmarks in the Area

The BCEAO Tower in , . At 20 stories and 80m high, it is the tallest building in the West African nation. is situated 2 km south of Bamako. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 1.0.

The Embassy of France in is the diplomatic mission of to . is situated 1½ km south of Bamako.

The Sacred Heart Cathedral is located in , the capital of it serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Bamako. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.


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